The future-proof peat meadow polder ‘Lange Weide’, is unique bottom-up initiative and the largest submerged drainage project in the Netherlands.
Projects & Practice
Adjustments to water management and remedial measures help to preserve protected areas and conserve the landscape of the Western Langstraat.
A farm employing people with special needs set up a process line and an experimental kitchen, where non-commercial agricultural produce can be turned into new products.
An intervention supporting the sustainable management of forest resources, leading to improved economic performance.
De Putter is an example of how small communities that are facing a declining level of services can improve their livelihood and promote social cohesion.
Cooperation on a pilot project that could provide a more viable and sustainable alternative to manage river banks.
An association used EAFRD funding to help preserve chestnut woods in Italy and boost growers’ income by buying new equipment and coordinating the supply chain.
A regional cooperative chain for biomass was established to respond to the increasing demand for woodchip.
A canal stream was reconstructed to get extra water storage capacity and to improve the water quality and biodiversity in the surrounding area.
In a rural area that is rather disadvantaged and in risk of abandonment, EAFRD and ESF support were combined in a project for the integration of migrants through work training.